ORS 675.585¹
Investigation of alleged violations
  • confidentiality of information
  • limitation of liability

Investigation of alleged violation; confidentiality of information; limitation of liability. (1) Upon complaint of any person, or upon its own initiative, the State Board of Clinical Social Workers may investigate any alleged violation of ORS 675.510 (Definitions for ORS 675.510 to 675.600) to 675.600 (Duties of board).

(2) Any information that the board obtains pursuant to subsection (1) of this section is confidential as provided under ORS 676.175 (Complaints and investigations confidential) and shall not be admissible in judicial proceedings, other than judicial review as provided for under ORS 183.480 (Judicial review of agency orders), until the board votes to take final action.

(3) Any person who reports or provides information to the board under subsection (1) of this section in good faith shall not be subject to an action for civil damages as a result thereof. [1985 c.52 §9; 1989 c.721 §38; 1997 c.381 §7; 1997 c.791 §16a]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 675—Psychologists; Occupational Therapists; Certified Sex Offender Therapists; Clinical Social Workers; Licensed Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors675.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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